Upma and Poha Chutney Recipe

This is the most popular combo in Mangalorean cuisine. Upma is teamed with poha/flattened rice and sprinkled with a munchy. Do try out this quick and filling breakfast eat.

Ingredients :

Poha chutney

  • Half a coconut grated
  • 2 tsps sambhar powder
  • Salt
  • Sugar/jaggery as required
  • 1/4 tsp tamarind paste.
  • 1tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • Poha/flattened rice as required

Method :
Mix all the above ingredients well. Sprinkle a little water to keep it a little moist.
Heat a tsp of oil. Add a tsp of mustard and after it splutters add curry leaves. Drop the seasoning into the prepared masala. Mix well and keep aside to infuse for ten minutes.
Take a small portion of the Masala and add as much poha as to keep it soft yet firm. You can add more masala as per requirement.


  • 250 gms Lapsi rava/bulgar wheat
  • 4 green chillies
  • 6 tsps sugar
  • 1tsp salt
  • 4 sprigs curry leaves
  • 600 ml water
  • Coconut to garnish
  • 3tbsp ghee/clarified butter
  • 4 tbsps coconut oil (optional)
  • 1tsp mustard
  • 1tsp urad dal

Method :

Heat the ghee and oil. Add a spoon of mustard and after it splutters add a spoon of urad dal. After it turns golden brown add the chopped chillies and curry leaves. Toss. Add water and bring to boil. Add the sugar, salt and the Rava and cook till done. Garnish with coconut.

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